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Back to Square One on Health Reform?

January 21, 2010

You surely have seen numerous press stories about how the special election for the Massachusetts Senate seat has changed the legislative options for health reform. Different news pieces and editorials...

Choice and Competition in Healthcare

November 04, 2009

When the President presented his framework for health-care reform to a joint session of Congress in September, he emphatically stated, "My guiding principle is, and always has been, that consumers...

Public Option? Why Not Something That Might Work?

October 28, 2009

The Sunday, October 18, 2009 New York Times long editorial in support of the public option in health care reform: first, displays a scary level of economic ignorance; second, validates a long...

We Need Free Choice in Health Care

October 06, 2009

The Senate Finance Committee very early Friday morning refused to consider Senator Ron Wyden's "Free Choice" amendment to the Committee's health reform bill. Therein lies the tale of...

Prescription for a Health Insurance Compromise

September 24, 2009

Congressional leaders and President Obama must now forge a compromise on national health insurance reform that passes both the House and Senate, and actually reduces costs. So far, Congress's...

Business Leaders Support

September 21, 2009

Washington, D.C. September 21, 2009 - CED today urged the Senate Finance Committee to amend the America's Healthy Future Act (sponsored by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT)) by...